Power Attack: An Increasing Threat to Data Centers presented at NDSS 2014

by Haining Wang, Zhang Xu, Zichen Xu, Xiaorui Wang,

URL : https://www.internetsociety.org/doc/power-attack-increasing-threat-data-centers

Summary : Power oversubscription is becoming a trend for data centers to host more servers. However, it also leaves data centers vulnerable to malicious workload that could cause power outages. This paper demonstrates that this new power risk is a real threat under three cloud service models and provides guidance on effective mitigation.